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Posted in thread: Removing hot and cold break before pitching? on 11-16-2015 at 09:47 PM
I repeated the trub xBmt a couple months back, only I used the triangle test in the manner
we've learned is best, results basically echo the first :)
Posted in thread: Idea for exBEERiment on 11-12-2015 at 03:37 AM
you'll get more hop flavor in the beer, and less on the nose. to oversimplify it- whirlpool is
flavor, dry hop is aroma.I'm not terribly sure I still buy this conventional line of reasoning.
Make 2 be...
Posted in thread: What's more important-- yeast vitality or viable cell counts? New xBmt results! on 10-27-2015 at 12:58 PM
The few vitality starters I've made have been with real wort from the mash. I just steal about
800mL of second runnings in a flask, boil for about 5 min, chill in ice bath, pith yeast, then
keep on st...
Posted in thread: English Barley Wine (BIAB) on 10-23-2015 at 03:34 AM
Doubt it. All that narrowing the gap does is allow for faster conversion, so a shorter mash
time. Your boost probably came from the longer mash and squeezing the heck out of the
bag.Faster conversion ...
Posted in thread: Why is this? on 10-23-2015 at 03:27 AM
Butt king wand? Sounds kinky.I'm not convinced bottling from the spigot is really all that
Posted in thread: A Thank You To This Forum on 10-14-2015 at 04:12 AM
I'm welcome too, @iijakii, thank you!
Posted in thread: XBMT - Mash temp on 10-14-2015 at 04:04 AM
Ya know, I disagree with this one.Even though I've gone through the process to be BCJP
recognized, I will be the first to admit that my nose and pallet aren't very good (deviated
septum? too much toba...
Posted in thread: XBMT - Mash temp on 10-14-2015 at 03:18 AM
I think it shows just how variable everyone's taste buds are...Which is partially his point.
Because our taste buds differ so much, many of our techniques don't matter that much as a whole
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Beer, hey how much pumpkin? on 10-05-2015 at 12:37 PM
Bringing this one back from the dead! We compared 2 beers made from the same recipe with the
same spicing where one received pumpkin and the other didn't. Did it make a difference? Results
Posted in thread: Jaded Brewing Wort Chillers: A Review on 09-01-2015 at 12:22 PM
Not a "beta-tester", so no bias here. Purchased a King Cobra recently and despite the price and
wait time (3 weeks to ship) couldn't be more impressed with the performance. I live in SE